Would you install an in-vehicle tracking device for an insurance discount? Most consumers wouldn't, which makes all the talk of a vehicle-miles-traveled highway tax all the more mystifying.
If you're an EOBR mandate supporter, is "electronic logging device" or "electronic log" any sweeter? Public debate over the mandate suggests, well, roses.
The fleet's new EOBR policy includes mandatory use for all new lessees with its Ranger and Inway fleets, and voluntary adoption for existing BCOs except in certain cases.
Rounding up reader views both serious and whimsical as 2013 heats up -- or cools down, as the case may be.
Readers weigh in on root causes after NHTSA's examination of crash statistics showed a sharp rise in truck occupant crash fatalities (20 percent) between 2010 and 2011.
Readers respond to the question "Would you drive if your carrier had a camera pointed at your face or the road?" Sound off yourself here.
A reader sees a need for mandatory detention pay to protect the small business trucking life from the continuing encroachment of big-business competition and government regulation in the form of tightening hours and EOBRs.
Fleet reps Allen Lowry of Central Refrigerated and Vincent Dinino Jr. provided a window on fleets' real-world perspectives relatives to areas of contention around electronic onboard recorders for hours compliance.
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